"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
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The President of Kenya has arrived at the International Criminal Court (ICC). He is the first sitting world leader to appear before the Hague-based
Kenya’s president says he will appear at the International Criminal Court this week, becoming the first sitting world leader to do so.
But in a
English cricketer Moeen Ali has been told not to wear wristbands in support of Gaza and Palestine during the remainder of the third Test against
The International Criminal Court in the Hague has convicted Congolese warlord Germain Katanga of being an accessory to war crimes including murder
A Congolese militia leader widely known as “The Terminator” has gone on trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
Bosco Ntaganda is
An emergency debate in the Kenyan parliament has resulted in a vote to leave the International Criminal Court.
It comes just before the start of
Bosco Ntaganda, a Rwandan-born warlord nick-named “the Terminator”, said he is innocent of the charges brought against him at the International
Libya has formally challenged the right of the International Criminal Court in the Hague to try one of Muammar Gaddafi’s sons.
A two-day hearing is
Democratic Republic Of Congo
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has sentenced Congolese former warlord Thomas Lubanga to 14 years in prison, for conscripting children. He was
Four members of the International Criminal Court arrived in Rome for a stop-over before heading for the Netherlands after earlier being freed by
The International Criminal Court has sent a team of negotiators into Libya to attempt to secure the release of a delegation.
The team had gone to
The International Criminal Court is demanding the immediate release of four of its members detained in the Libyan town of Zintan since
The transfer of Saif Gaddafi to the interim government in Tripoli has been delayed again owing to a disagreement over money.
The Zintan rebels who
Kenyan survivors of the 2007 post election violence which left over a thousand people dead watched in ernest the televised announcement that
Former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo has been charged on four counts of crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court in The Hague
The son of the late leader Libyan Muammar Gaddafi is negotiating with the International Criminal Court about giving himself up.
Saif al-Islam is
The Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al Bashir is in Darfur to rally support following condemnation of his decision to kick international aid agencies
The President of Sudan has openly defied calls for his arrest, and defended his decision to expel aid workers from his country. Omar Hassan al-Bashir